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Danielle Taylor played in all but one game as one of the Panthers' top reserves at both the guard and forward positions...was one of the team's top free-throw shooters, connecting on 16-of-20 for an 80-percent clip...had three double-digit point efforts in the Panthers' final seven games...poured in a season-best 12 in the opening round of the WNIT vs. Delaware...added 10 points each in the loss to Notre Dame and the Big East Tournament victory over Cincinnati...scored six points in 12 minutes in the WNIT win over Ole Miss...went 5-of-7 from the field and pulled down four rebounds in the win over the Fightin' Blue Hens...tied a career high in assists with two in the win at Cincinnati...tallied nine points in 16 minutes of action in the victory over Akron...was a perfect 3-of-3 from the field and scored seven points in the home win over South Florida...averaged 3.2 points and 1.7 rebounds per contest and was among the team's leaders in blocks (10) and steals (22).

Danielle Taylor played in 18 games during her second campaign, making seven starts including the Big East Championship game vs. West Virginia...averaged personal-bests of 6.6 points and 2.3 rebounds per contest...connected on 91.7 percent (22 of 24) from the free-throw line on the year...saved her top performance for the postseason, scoring a career-high 27 points in 40 minutes against the Mountaineers...made eight field goals in the contest, including four three-pointers, and had a career-best seven free throws in eight attempts...posted her first career double-double in the regular-season finale at Providence, finishing with 20 points and 10 rebounds...hit 8-of-13 shots from the field and all four foul shots...added a career-high (tied) four steals in 29 minutes...made her first career start against Penn State, finishing with six points in 18 minutes...scored 13 points and added five rebounds in the win over St. Francis (NY) in 22 minutes of action...had 12 points (4-of-5 shooting) against Stony Brook...also hit 4-of-5 free throws and provided the spark off the bench in the win over the Seawolves...tallied a personal-best (tied) four steals to go along with nine points at Clemson...connected on both of her 3-pointers against Duquesne for six her second career start, finished with five points, including a 3-pointer, in the win at Syracuse...added six points and five rebounds while starting against the Orange in the second matchup of the year.

In her first season with the Panthers, Taylor provided depth off the bench...played in 16 games...had best game of the year at West 31 minutes, drilled three 3-pointers (3 of 7) for nine points (career high) and added four rebounds (personal best) against the Mountaineers...tallied eight points (3-of-5 shooting) against Xavier...hit 2-of-3 free throws in 18 minutes versus the seven minutes against Fordham, had five points on 2-of-4 shooting from the field...tallied four points, two rebounds and one block at home against West Virginia...had four points and two rebounds against Syracuse...finished with two blocks and one steal against Robert Morris...came off the bench at Miami and had two points and one rebound in 12 minutes...collected a career-best three steals in just eight minutes at St. John's.

Taylor led Villa Angela-St. Joseph High to four consecutive district championships and a regional championship her senior year...scored over 1,000 points in her career and had a school-record 33 points in the Vikings' 93-50 victory over Perry...averaged 18.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.5 steals and 2.3 blocks while shooting over 55 percent from the field as a senior...named first team All-Northeastern district and second team All-Ohio...earned Cleveland Plain Dealer first-team all-star status and Cleveland Sun Journal first-team honors...also named Cleveland Plain Dealer Player of the Week as a senior.

Danielle Nicole Taylor was born on October 12, the daughter of Patricia Smith and Cornealius Taylor...has one sister...enrolled in College of General Studies.

Danielle Taylor

Danielle  Taylor


Cleveland, OH

High School:
Villa Angela-St. Joseph




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